Municipality of Aglantzia

Aglantzia is an urban municipality situated in the central part of Cyprus next to the capital Nicosia. The history of Aglantzia dates back as far as 3888 B.C., but the Municipality itself was founded in May 1986. The town has a population of 23,000 and its economy is mainly based on the Services sector (The University of Cyprus, the National television and many banks have their bases in Aglantzia). Aglantzia has been working on European projects, mainly in the field of intelligent energy and Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund.

Annual Activities:

  • Aglantzia Festival (various cultural events)
  • Aglantzia Jazz Festival
  • Carnival Parade

Points of Interest:

  • National Forest Park of Athalassa,
  • “Skali” Cultural Centre,
  • Campus of the University of Cyprus

Projects of interest:

  • E-Government,
  • Intelligent Energy
  • Cultural Activities
  • Efficient Waste Management “Pay as you throw”
  • Reviving old city center

Research Activity:

Municipality of Aglantzia participates in collaboration with University of Cyprus in Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation HYBUILD will develop two innovative hybrid storage concepts: one for the Mediterranean climate primarily meant for cooling energy provision, and one for the Continental climate primarily meant for heating and DHW production.


EU External Funding for the Year 2016: €30.259,49

Project: «Colorful Societies» — Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

Contact Person: Αndri Eftichiou

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: +35722462251 / +35722462233